Bill Status of SB2203 97th General Assembly
Short Description: FOIA-TECH
Sen. Edward D. Maloney - Pamela J. Althoff - David Koehler
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. In the Act's intent provisions, removes references to the lower priority of a public body's financial obligations when considering requests. Changes the deadline by which a public body must act on a records request and provides that that period is to be calculated in accordance with the Statute on Statutes and, with respect to School Code entities, certain provisions of the School Code relating to non-pupil attendance days. Authorizes each public body to charge fees for reproducing and certifying public records. Removes the requirement that a public body provide the first 150 pages of a request at no charge. Removes the requirement that a public body include certain legal bases when denying a request. Permits a public body to seek review of a binding opinion of the Public Access Counselor in the county where the body's principal office is located (now, Cook County or Sangamon County). With respect to the disclosure exemption for personal information, removes the balancing test with respect to an unwarranted invasion of privacy. Exempts from disclosure employment applications and applications for appointments to fill vacancies in public offices. Deletes provisions requiring public bodies to give notice to the Public Access Counselor before asserting exemptions for personal information or preliminary documents. Requires (now, permits) a review when a public body seeks an advisory opinion from the Public Access Counselor. Provides for the effects of a public body seeking and relying upon a binding written opinion of the Public Access Counselor. Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning legislative declarations.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/10/2011||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler|| 2/10/2011||Senate||First Reading|| 2/10/2011||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 3/2/2011||Senate||Assigned to Executive|| 3/10/2011||Senate||To Executive Subcommittee on State Government Operations|| 3/11/2011||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff|| 3/11/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff|| 3/11/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments|| 3/14/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive|| 3/16/2011||Senate||Reported Back To Executive; 002-000-000|| 3/16/2011||Senate||Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted|| 3/17/2011||Senate||Do Pass as Amended Executive; 014-000-000|| 3/17/2011||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2011|| 4/11/2011||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler|| 4/11/2011||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments|| 4/11/2011||Senate||Second Reading|| 4/11/2011||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 12, 2011|| 4/11/2011||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney|| 4/12/2011||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive|| 4/12/2011||Senate||Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Edward D. Maloney|| 4/12/2011||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler|| 4/15/2011||Senate||Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 4, 2011|| 7/23/2011||Senate||Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments|| 7/23/2011||Senate||Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-referred to Assignments; Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b)|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|